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contention. of course, in the london market, around about 18% of the london market cap is made up of russian companies because they're not sure about the quality of the investor base in russia to, obviously, have those listings. now, i spoke earlier to yevgenni , the head of the moscow inter bank exchange. it had its ipo just over an hour ago. it's trading just above the issue price of 55 rubles. and i spoke to the ceo about some of these key issues and about getting international investors excited about investing in an ipo here in russia or hong kong. let's listen in. >> the importance is for our business going forward because we come and speak with our clients and say, listen, you can do a sizable ipo on the exchange. we want to go out there and demonstrate it ourselves that we can go and raise half a billion dollars. it's a good saturday start. >> what has the international community been like? >> it has been predominantly good in judicial names. >> when i look at russian companies, i know that now roughly around about 18% of the listing market cap on the london market, for instance. why
sportscaster and fox news analyst, jim gray, who interviewed pistorius at the london games last summer. jim, let me begin by simply saying to you, you met him. you spoke with him. what did you think? >> i was speaking to him at the height of his life. he said it was a moment that he would cherish forever. he had just completed the race. he finished last. but after so many years of trying and being thrown out by the iaaf if getting his appeal overturned by the arbitration court, being able to appear after not being able to appear in beijing and then on the track in london, he said it was the highlight of his life. he said he had cramps in his cheeks from smiling so much. he had felt he would have an impact on the entire world for the rest of his life because he was the first guy to be a double amputee to compete. so it was a special moment for him. so i saw him at the height of his life and it was only a four-minute interview. 3 1/2 minutes. of course, he was respectful, courteous, on time. he was all those things that a guy in that position you would expect. but to say that i know him, i do
future track meets. kelly cobia is in london. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. the lawyers will try to convince the judge this was all a tragic accident. he's charged with premeditated murder and police have reportedly said this case is rock solid. his father says oscar pistorius acted on instinct when he shot his girlfriend thursday firing four times at a person he thought was a burglar. yet cbs news believes reeva steenkamp slept in his bed that night. she was still in her night gown. she was shot once in the bedroom and then she tried to hide in the bathroom. the door was shut. she was shot with her hands over her head. police reportedly found the bloody bat in the house. she interviewed people at the scene of the shooting and says the bat will be crucial at the scene of the investigation. >> we're look at a few scenarios. one is that she was trying to defend herself. there are reports that he abused and assaulted her at first. >> reporter: his family says pistorius is in shock. they met with him over the weekend in the police station in pretoria whe
the woodland wiggle and it's at the royal london hospital. and there it is. it's a ginormous world. almost alice and wonderland-ish. >> can you get in the chair? can you climb into the giant chair? >> can you go if you're a grown-up? >> yeah, you can go. probably wouldn't have as much fun as the kids are having. but check this particular part out. this is an interactive game. displayed on a television the size of a room. as you can see here, the kids can interact in this world. >> so this is inside a hospital. so are all of these kids there at the hospital because they have to be? >> a lot of kids that are using this facility are sick, with some sort of health issue. but the good thing about how this woodland wiggle was created, the creators, nexus interactive arts, worked with some of the physical therapists and physio therapists at the hospital to figure out what particular games they could incorporate into this room that would help heal these kids. so what they're doing is actually helping them improve their health. this facility was just recently added to the hospital, but it will be a
in that year in 2008 his luck turned for the london games four years later. bill: he made history in the games in london, making it to the semifinals in the 400 meters. he was that close to a medal competing on his country's relay team. his father and family at that time in london shared in his glorious moment. >> to now stand on the pinnacle of where you strifed and you hoped and dreamt to be, that is an amazing emotional feeling for him and i feel, i feel compassion and pride. i mean it's phenomenal, absolutely phenomenal. really, to see him coming second in the heat in the olympics, amazing. bill: certainly was. that was the moment in august this past summer, now pistorius was chosen to carry the south african flag in the closing ceremony at the games and after london he competed in the paraolympics. part of the investigation now goes to apparently people, perhaps neighbors, maybe even friend, who had heard something earlier in the night and heard something around the shooting at 3:00 in the morning. they are being interviewed by police. martha: he has been released as we said for now. the
london games. and now according to the associated press and some other sources has been charged with the murder of his 30-year-old girlfriend. she's a model. she was found shot to death at the south african home of oscar pistorius, the double amputee olympic sprinter who's known as the blade runner. the name of the suspected shooter has not been revealed, but a 26-year-old man, a man the same age as pistorius, has been taken into custody. a court hearing is set for later today. so we're still getting information about what happened. >> yeah. >> some people are suggesting he mistook her for an intruder. others are saying that may just be what he told the police when they walked in and found the scene. you can't overstate how shocking this is. he's not just your average runner. he's an international icon, an inspiration to a lot of people. >> yeah. >> he came out. he had won gold in a lot of paralip pipar paralymp paralympics. he was already a hero for that. then to qualify for the olympics in loss done was historic. he ran in the 4x400. >> you were in london. this was the story.
, psychologically and spiritually. greg palkot live in london with more. been covering this throughout the day for us now. hey, greg. >> hey, bill. pope benedict xvi leaving just under years at the post. it has been a busy time now and tumultuous for the catholic church and this pope. take a look. >> pope benedict xvi took over as conservative theologians reaffirming traditional values of the church. modern day controversies. former german cardinal joseph ratsenner critics said some of his positions on the holocaust weren't strong enough. he defended muslims with the speech defending violent religion. among other gestures pope benedict made blue mosque. the biggest scandal he had to deal with were the widespread sandals of sex abuse against clergy. critics say he didn't do enough. formal apologies and probes in the u.s.s. ireland and elsewhere. he also had to deal with a but butler who stole documents alleging corruption in the vatican. he later pardoned him. benedict saw himself as a quiet intellectual. still he made 25 international trips. well received by crowds and tweeting spiritual messa
down in london today the first stop on a journey that will take him to four european capital cities and several middle easternmations in the upcoming week, and we're learned a planned meeting in rome with serious opposition counsel may not be in jeopardy over u.s. efforts to keep counsel members ties out of the meetings. diplomatic efforts to persuade counsel to rethink its position and meet with secretary kerry. we'll let now what happens of course. afghanistan is kicking u.s. special forces out after key area and a war there. the word, that order coming from president hamid karzai following reports that people in the eastern province are tortured and murdered. the alleged crime is blamed on a group of armed afghans with possible ties to u.s. forces, special forces. karzai a giving the military two to clear out region. and counter insurgency operations inside of afghanistan, a strategically vital part of the country. and u.s. administration says they're not behind the forces and innocent civilians. a second major storm prompt ago blizzard watch for parts of the plains. more than a
a new store in central london at 10:45 cet. >>> the secretary of general of the international chamber of commerce in paris. a first on cnbc at clesk cet, 10:00 london time. >>> then a call on comcast shares after the now 100% owner of this company, they've announced they're buying the rest of nbcuniversal in a $16 billion deal. and i still want to say, i feel very comfortable about this. i feel very -- i'm sure you feel happy. good for everybody. >> they like us. >> g.e. stock was up -- >> i didn't like that g.e. stock was up, then i saw the reaction of comcast, all right, they're up, too. >> you, me, fantastic. we're very happy, brian. >> have to say that -- are you pained to say that i should say? >> i don't know. i'm paid, though. don't know if i'm paid to say that, but i am paid. right. have i done enough on that now? >> yes. >>> societe generale swung to a loss on the back of eurozone weakness and one of charges. coming in below expectations, the bank racked up a quarterly net loss of 476 million euros. on top of that, france's number-two listed bank had goodwill writedowns of $2
steenkamp are being held today. >>> it could cause him to lose his london para olympic medals and they found steroids inside his home. they say his metals could be taken away if it is discovered he was taking steroids before or during the olympic games. >>> they will reduce gun violence in the area and gun owners could get up to $300 in cash in exchange for each weapon turned in. the kind of money will depend on firearms. no personal information will take place 2:00 in the afternoon at palo alto city hall. >>> a major announcement is expected about the plans of the san francisco giants to develop a waterfront urban village. it includes plans to build apartments, shops, restaurants and offices right along pier 38. it will create thousands of jobs but it still needs the approval of the port commission. mayor ed lee is expected to talk about this at a news conference at 10:00 a.m. >>> matt cain will kickoff the new season by facing clinton kershaw. cain led them to a world series for the giants and the opening day ends four straight seasons where tim tim lincecum opened for the giant and he had
in london. steve, what exactly did david einhorn, who is he suing, what's going on here? >> basically, the point is apple wants to change its charter and ban a type of shares which would give a very high yield to investors. they want to preserve their cash pile, $137 billion, part of $500 billion plus held by the top 20 u.s. corporate. they want to hang on to the money, most of which is held offshore, which in brought back onshore into the united states could trigger hefty tax bills. apple wants to hang on to the money to use in other ways going forward. a lot of activist shareholders and hedge funds want a higher yield on their stock, especially considering the fact that stocks like apple are now trading as low as $468 a share. it's a very anxiety battle for the company and investors. >> steve, the merger talks, american airlines and us airways, where's it stand now? what's the implications for passengers? >> yeah, looks like this one's going ahead. it will create the largest domestic u.s. carrier, part of a process which has taken from us in 2001 to 10, 11 major carriers to four. de
in london was killed than dumped in the ocean 24 hours later. do you believe the government? >> i always favored an explanation of incompetence over conspiracy. if anyone thinks of conspiracy theory said that aside if a bad puerto rico n't di move, it was but nothing sinister going on there. >> who was a terrific moment to put one where it belonged and dumb did away. >> think how many people on the ship would have to be involved never to talk about it. i think this theory suggests theories.ef >>. john: his microphone didn'tis work.ayt is anything in the gun control reform that will help? >> we have a no-fly list if you were on that you cannot get past the ticket counter then probably the know by this with guns. >> hopefully it is not as ineffective. [laughter] >>pr bigger is background checks is fine battle think it will have an appreciable effect is a deep cultural problem if you take away the guns the demand will remain. >> to receive proposed would not have prevented the specific events of what it is responding to. background checks would not have helped newtown there is a strong enco
in london. so you have a live trade in it at the moment. many people are puzzled as to why this stock has only lost now 4% of its value globally. and you have to understand how big carnival is, how well run and is well respected it is within the investment community. this is a huge stock. it has a 30 billion market cap, far bigger than most other stocks within the t&l sector. and on tuesday night when they warned and they did, they had an 8k warning, they said this could cost us 8 to 10 cents earnings per share. that's only 4% of their expected profitability for the entire year. most analysts on average have a buy recommendation. it's a gravy dividend play and, of course, they're so well insured. that's the other thing. if you look back at where we are this time last year, you know, when they have the tragedy off the coast of italy with the concordia, 32 people were actually killed. that isn't happening this time around. but then it was. and they came through and they said, look, we have a $30 million deductible on the ship, a $10 million deductible on the third party insurance and a mont
based on reason. it's not our embassy in london here. we are talking about libya and there are a lot of people that want to kill americans. the political theater aside and who knew what and why ambassador stevens requests went unanswered i think what is more concerning is the lack of threat recognition. i think there are a majority of people in the country that have a philosophical difference from this president on the definition of terrorism and the threats that we face. i would argue that this country is lot more danger when it was when osama bin laden was alive because al-qaeda is very fragmented. they are not operating from one single playbook. i think the uncertainty that really makes the intelligence difficult and i think it makes it a scary place. >> heather: that is good point. despite these growing threats, no security measures were taken to protect the consulate at benghazi. it was well known that libya security forces which were almost non-existent were incapable of protecting the embassy. moving forward, is it important to have those issues resolved befor in a new secreta
will prosecute. >> and it looks like markets are expecting the boj to buy on the london engine, but what about buying overseas? we've seen them indicate support for the esm or maybe looking at peripheral european sovereign debt which interestingly enough, europe is probably appreciative of the fact that someone is buying into the industry. but nevertheless, how aggressive might japan be about buying outside its shores in order to help weaken the yen? >> again, this is probably something that will get a clear picture after the -- will have his first meeting with the boj in march. i agree with you, there tends to be a more aggressive move towards european assets. having said so, i do not know if we will see drastic moves on interest rates overall. let's not forget on the debt side of the japan that most of the debt is in the hands of domestic investors that usually have less demand to increase interest rates for the environment suggest so. >> okay. marco -- >> so at the end of the day, i don't see increase of interest expense drastic for japan in the medium term. >> right, right. well, that's th
. >> great to see you. >> i love london and it's great to be with you. >> thanks. we could be a luxury business. greg furman, are we a luxury business? >> i think you are. information is critical. >> okay. great. i like that. thank you. greg furman. >>> now, roaming charges may be a scary phrase to frequent travelers, but it's the key revenue stream that's in danger of going way for mobile providers. kelly will be speaking from the mobile world congress. she's still in barcelona. day two of that. more to come on "worldwide exchange." [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ there. i said it. they don't have pictures of my kids. they don't have my yoga mat. and still, i feel at home. could it be the flat screen tv? the not so mini fridge? ♪ the different free dinner almost every we
and clearly many of the models here at london fashion week as well, beware. it's now official. you'll be out of work, at least in israel, if you're too thin. every photo shoot is a personal victory for israeli model margo stelman. her sister, also a model, died from anorexia, the eating disorder. but stelman, 21, is working at the highest level and not starving herself. >> i thought it a very sad, sad thing to it. and now we're bringing the healthy models back. >> reporter: in fact, super thin models are now illegal here. israeli law bans them from working if their body mass index or bmi, combination of height and weight, is less than 18.5. that is, less than 118 pounds if you're 5'7". it also prohibits advertisers from publishing digitally manipulated images without a clear, written warning that the pictures you are seeing are photo shopped. >> they look at the tv and want to be skinny without any reason just because they saw beautiful and skinny girls. that, we can change. >> reporter: an iconic fashion photographer until one of his models died in his arms from anorexia. shocked, he put do
troves of classified material revealing us abuses. he remains in the ecuador embassy in london in a bid to avoid extradition to sweden and ultimately, he says, to the united states. and an opponent of the keystone xl pipeline has been arrested after interrupting a pipeline industry conference by chaining himself to the sound equipment. ramsey sprague disrupted a speech by tom hamilton, the manager of quality and compliance for transcanada's controversial pipeline, during a conference in texas. he railed against the pipeline for several minutes as a security official tried to stop him. >> keystone xl will be a massive failure. proof positive the wells are [indiscernible] photographic and video evidence the wells are inadequate. >> with great respect, sir -- we understand you're here to make your point. how do we get you off of here? >> i don't have a key. >> that is a crying shame. will you be quiet will he finishes his speech and we will dissembled cutters? >> ramsey sprague continued to decry transcanada's plan to build a pipeline carrying tar sands crude from canada to texas for sever
in london. thanks so much, keir. >>> our quick roundup of what has you talking online. marco rubio is cashing in on that notorious reach for water during his state of the union rebuttal, raising more than $1 million in the past week by selling real water bottles. he even earned a spoof on "saturday night live." >> can you not see? >> where? >> it's never that far away. it's right in front of you. >> where is the water? >> it's back where you were. >> which way? >> back where you were. >> and there it is. >> snl, as rubio jokes that his thirst was brought on by eating dry roasted peanuts and beef jerky. >>> no laughing matter, but thanks to his squeaky sound he is becoming a viral sensation. the frog may sound funny but check out this intimidating shot the photographer also posted online. i don't think that's anything to squeak at. how about a hole in nine? take a look. that shot, part of the golf management business curriculum at campbell university in north carolina. i think they all get a's for that. 8:07 right now. let's go back outside to al for another check of your weather. >
-tech artificial legs is a national hero in south africa. he made history at the london olympics last summer, becoming the first double a amputee runner to ever compete at the game. pistorius had been with his girlfriend for several months and would have celebrated their first valentine's day together. the day before she satisfied steenkemp tweeted there should be love for everyone. there's reports she made a surprise and he may have thought she was an intruder. police say witnesses heard screaming. >> there has previously been incidents at the home. >> his lawyer would not say much about how pistorius is feeling. >> he's very well. obviously emotional, but mine fine. >> police say forensic experts will check pistorius's alcohol level and look for evidence under his fingernails. >> this morning pistorius's bail hearing was pushed back until next tuesday. he will remain in custody until then. >>> pitchers and catchers are gearing up for their third day of work outs in sarasota. pitcher jason hamels said he's 100% good. he may be the birds starting pitcher come opening day. >> it's an honor a
a strong pickup for china's economy. that sent crude futures in london soaring near 1.5% to settle at a nine month high. all right, up next, it is the worst blizzard in decades, and it is swallowing the northeast whole. also, it's leaving one 5-year-old in florida bummed out that a certain news anchor is up in arms as well. the story coming up. online gambling coming up, aces in new jersey as governor christie ready to approve legislation, but will it juice the state's economy like supporters claim? one of the lawmakers behind it will join us. can you have too much "money" or snow apparently. ♪ did you know not all fiber is the same? citrucel is different- it's the only fiber for regularity that won't cause excess gas. it's gentle and clinically proven to help restore and maintain regularity. look for citrucel today. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son bro and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we mak radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit tha
for his country in the olympics even after help bring the games to london. he may be 37, in a sport where your prime is considered a decade younger. in paris, david beckham announced the news with trademark humility. his storied soccer career has caught another wind for up and coming team paris san germane. >> i got offered a lot of offers, more offers than than i've had in my career. >> reporter: he ended his contract with the champion l.a. galaxy and moved with his wife and four children. >> i want to play for as long as possible. >> reporter: a career full of endorsements. even modeling. sports analysts say he'll be paid some half a million dollars a game. he's donating it all to a children's charity. he really can still bend it. >> he can dip it. he can curve it around players. or he can pass the ball 40, 50, 60 yards, to within an inch of where he meant to do it. >> reporter: that kind of magic on the field combined with a dose of celebrity has been an inspiration to young players around the world. the movie "bend it like beckham" came out 11 years ago. they still idolize him. >> jus
's higher by 84 -- there we go. it's lower by 61 for wti. brent at 116, n london, lower by 28 cents. the ten-year note. yielding 1.99%. a gain of .8 point. we may have to learn all that stuff if we go back to, you know, trading in fifths at the stock exchange. and then the yen at a 34-month low against the euro and also against the dollar. the head of the central bank has got to leave three weeks earlier than expected. that's leading to more expectations of faster and quantitative easing. gold at 16.69 per ounce. steve? >>> time for the global markets report. who better than kelly evans, standing by in london. kelly? >>> steve, good morning. i just want to pick up on what michelle said. she was talking about what's happening with the nikkei. all i want to show you today is basically forex. this base is driving so much of the return, so much of the trade across the globe. the dollar/yen, 93.66. flirting with the 94 level. we had jeffrey on from ubs saying this could go to 100 in the next couple of months' time. what is that doing for the nikkei? up 3.8% today. a lot of people saying if you th
london games. they found the banned drugs in a recent search of his home. >> gretchen: i would think before you compete in the olympics doesn't everybody have to submit to testing? >> they must have a lot of information on the case so far. >> and they take away the medals for steroids or for murder. >> that is what it sounds like. >> your headlines, something right out of a movie, eight armed men pull off a multi million dollar jewelry heist in buries eggs. they drove on to the tarmac up to a swiss plane about to take off. they flashed their guns and broke into the cargo hold swiping $50 million worth of diamonds and then drove off in minutes. police haven't found any sign of the thieves or the jewels yet. >> steve: meanwhile, more than a thousand people part of a petition urging the obama administration to downgrade the new medal for drone operators. department of it is is distinguished warfare medal honors drone pilots and others who have not served on the battlefield. many veteran groups the medal is considered a higher honor than the bronze star or purple heart. both of those rec
came after you were, went to sequoia. so you're in london. you talk to the man a the dailtime anhe says i would go to america. that is where i would go. >> yeah. >> rose: so you come here. >> i came here and i couldn't afford to come here. so i applied for a bunch of scholarships to american universities and luckily enough got one that took me to the university of pennsylvania. >> rose: wharton. >> well, actually, no. not originally. it was for a masters in history. and then i wasn't too happy with the first few weeks of that program. and was wondering what else to do. because i knew i wanted to be in america. and they were very kind and let me transfer into the business school. but the very best thing that happened to me there was having-- being in a class with the author philip roth. so my binding memory of the university of pennsylvania is being introduced to philip roth and he had these people like norman mailer and other people who would come through the class a that s just fantastic. >> rose: you make your way to "time" magazine. >> yes. >> rose: and you write about steve jobs. >>
on to lighter news, we wanted to give our respects to stuart freeborn. he passed away at the age of 98 in london. you may not know the name or face, but you know his work. he was the makeup genius behind "star wars." he's the one who did chubaca and j java the hut. had a six decade career in film. he did "2001 space odyssey," but his claim to fame was "star wars" and george lucas released an incredibly flattering statement saying he was already a legend in the business before he came to the set of "star wars." but just wanted to note that passing and send thoughts and love to the family. but everyone loves "star wars." >> absolutely. >>> justin bieber has become the first artist with five number one albums before his 19th birthday. >> wow, before 19. >> before he hit 19, this man has -- this boy, this teenager has five number one albums on the billboard 200. "believe acoustic" debuts atop the list with 211,000 copies sold. but great success and great tragedy, i guess if you can call it tragedy. he's never been nominated for a grammy. >> i don't know if tragedy is the word. >> maybe not tragic. i
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